Rome, the most powerful empire in the world, has two rules: surrender to its authority, or be wiped from the face of the earth. Those that try to revolt are crushed, it's people slaughtered or enslaved, and it's legacy lost in the winds of time. For several generations, many civilizations have fallen under the heel of Rome, unable to run from its ever growing power... No one knows, this better than young Ayanna. Enslaved for almost a decade, after her people suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Rome; she was threatened to lose her head, though was only by the grace of the Emperor's daughter that she is alive. However, Aiyana knows that her life is anything but safe... Kaiser was a gladiator, a man made to fight for the entertainment for the glory of Rome. The son of a Germanic Chief, all Kaiser is known for his skillfulness in the arena, but was also though to be highly untamable. Wanting nothing more than to break his chains, Kaiser was always looking for a way out... When he was injured in a fight and Ayanna sent to tend to his wounds; an unexpected romance blossoming between the young couple who have so much in common. But when an unexpected twist in fate befalls them, and the weight of Rome becomes unbearable; Kaiser knows he must make a life-changing decision that shakes Rome to it's core in order to protect the ones he loves.